Nominations Hearing

November 30, 2011

Nomination

253 Russell Senate Office Building

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announced today a hearing to consider the nominations of Ms. Jessica Rosenworcel and Mr. Ajit Varadaraj Pai, to be Commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

“I am pleased to announce this important step in the confirmation process,” Chairman Rockefeller said.  “These are exceptional nominees who will be effective advocates at the FCC.  As we consider these nominations, I remain committed to working with my colleagues to address any concerns and move these nominations to a full Senate confirmation as expeditiously as possible."

Please note the hearing will be webcast live via the Senate Commerce Committee website.  Refresh the Commerce Committee homepage 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to begin viewing the webcast.

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Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Witness Panel 1

  • Ms. Jessica Rosenworcel

    to be a Member
    Federal Communications Commission
  • Mr. Ajit Varadaraj Pai

    to be a Member
    Federal Communications Commission
    Pai Testimony (83.42 KB)